Matrix is a custom fieldtype created by Pixel & Tonic to allow rows of data (or "matrixes") within a single entry.

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“Invalid Conditional” error if relationship :count is 0 in conditional?

I'm getting an error if my relationship field does not have any related entries selected: You have an invalid conditional in your template. Please review your conditionals for an unclosed ...
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Downloadable file from Matrix field

I have a product where there are some physical items as well as a downloadable item variation. So, I'm using matrix to to add these variations. The problem that I am having is that the debug statement ...
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Low variables & Matrix - Make a row act like an entry

Is it possible to have a "main page" that pulls through a Low Variable tag pair with all the matrix rows, and then a view page to view each page with more details about that "one matrix row"? ...
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Matrix field with the words 'day' or 'month' not displaying front end

We're running EE 2.9.2 There's a matrix field that allows a testimonial to be entered in a channel entry. When we use the word 'day' or 'month' in the entry, the data from the matrix field doesn't ...
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Why won't SuperSearch look in Matrix field to find results?

I am trying to figure out why my technology channel won't return any results when using keywords contained in a wygwam text field within a matrix row. The search yields results for this section when ...
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Selective parsing of matrix rows

I am using matrix to pull instagram photos using the pic puller plugin. Sometimes, the picture is not available. I am able to skip these by using an if conditional in the pic puller loop. however an ...
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Matrix Fields and Channel Entries API Update

My website has a custom module (created by someone else), that pulls in third-party data from an API and uses the Channel Entries API to add or update new entries in ExpressionEngine. Recently, we ...
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Stash Playa field from Matrix (context)

I'm trying to Stash and output an entry from a channel. Since I also need a dynamic=no menu on the left, I've been able to use a match of the {segment_2} against the url-title to dinamically display ...
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How do I set the “search” parameter as a dynamic field for a Matrix?

I want to be able to filter a Matrix field, on a template page, by using the search parameter as follows: {matrix_field dynamic_paramters="search"} ... {/matrix_field} If hardcoded, the search ...
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Matrix field total_rows > 0 not working?

I'm trying to display a matrix field ONLY if it has data entered into it. I've tried this by wrapping it in this conditional... {if mymatrix:total_rows > 0} {mymatrix} data here ...
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DataGrab, Matrix and Nolan

I am trying to import a CSV file into entries using DataGrab. I am importing into Matrix. For the most part everything is working correctly. However, I am using Nolan ...
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Performance Issues with Matrix

Has there been any other updates to the performance issues? I am running a site which has over 100 matrix rows per entry (with 4 columns per row) and saving times are abysmal (can be over 120 ...
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Matrix half of the total rows, output code at N row_count

I have a matrix field where the client can add as many rows as they like. The rows get output to a 2 column layout: <div class="col1"> <p>Matrix row 1</p> <p>Matrix ...
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Clean up code and output code only once inside matrix loop

I'm trying to shorten code below. I need to output two ul (one for a left column and right column). Is there a way to put ul inside of Matrix loop and write a conditional to output each depending on ...
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EE v2.9.2 Links entered in a channel not working

We did all the recommended updates not long ago and EE and add-ons have been giving nothing but trouble ever since. New problems being discovered: Links entered in a channel field "Textarea (Rich ...
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Bring Matrix Data Editing to the Front-End using Channel Form

I am trying to create a form - FRONT END USER (channel form tag) - that uses a wizard (which is working) and in one panel it allows the user to fill in fields then duplicate the fieldset to add ...
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Show first matrix row or show primary row

I have a matrix field that can have multiple rows, whereby a single row can be set as primary. On the front end I would like to display the primary row OR the first row if no primary row has been ...
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How to display radio or dropdown options from a matrix column

I have a Matrix field that has columns that are using cell type "Field Pack - Radio Buttons" and "Field Pack - Dropdown". Each of these has 4 options (Master, Advanced, Intermetiate, Apprentice). If ...
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Matrix rows out of order when outputting

I'm outputting some images using a Matrix field, but they are outputting on frontend in a random order. I'm trying to output according to rows they are currently in. I tried using sort and orderby ...
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Is there a layout switcher in EE2?

Ok so I have this dreamweaver extension called tab panel menu where each menu I can generate either a single column, 2 column, 3 column, 4 column, 5 column or sub menu. Now I wish to make use of this ...
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Why won't this playa field nested within a matrix field parse?

This code is in a template in site 6, and calls an entry from site 1. That works fine. Within that entry is a matrix field (var_prefix product, below) that also pulls in data fine. Within each matrix ...
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Playa search field is too small in Matrix

When Playa is put in the Matrix its search field is too small to be usable
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Exp:resso Store - Checkout listing and Matrix Images - bug?

In the Expresso Store channel, my images are in a Matrix array, and while I can see it on the product page, the first checkout page ignores the matrix wrapping fields: {store_preview limit="1"} ...
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Solspace Importer not splitting matrix fields from CSV file?

I'm currently trying to import a CSV file using Solspace Importer, and I've mostly gotten my issues worked out. However, I have a column in my csv that needs to be imported into a Matrix field ...
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Matrix issues using with Solspace Importer

I'm using Solspace Importer to import data from a JSON data feed, and all is working well. As Grid isn't currently supported, I'm using Matrix for my repeatable entries. All works well on initial ...
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Use unique id for each entry

I'm looping matrix entries and I'm trying to give each image a unique id. I've tried using {count}, but it's just outputting same number for each entry? What's the best way to do this with either EE ...
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Interspersed images and text

I have a matrix in my channel fields. and a Wygwam for text. I want in the end for the content creators to be able to load images to be interspersed with the text and then as they write the text ...
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Can't display relative date when inside Matrix

When having the date field inside a matrix, I can't get it to output as a relative date. I can get format to work just fine though. This works: {matrix} <span ...
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How to see if a checkbox is selected?

I'm using P&T Fieldpack (2.1.1), EE 2.9.2 and Matrix 2.6. I have a column in my Matrix field that has 2 checkboxes: "text" and "picture". If only the "text" checkbox is checked then this works to ...
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Matrix Error after upgrade

I'm receiving the following errors/warnings after updating to matrix 2.6 (with EE 2.8.1) Any idesa how i would get rid of it? Pete A PHP Error was encountered Severity: Notice Message: Trying to get ...
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Move playa field within a Matrix field

So our current setup has a channel with a playa field. This worked well so far BUT now we need to store specific values for each relationship (eg: The related field will need a catalogue number, ...
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exp:channel:form and Matrix Files

Could someone please point me to a straightforward example of a front-end matrix file upload via exp:channel:form? I can get regular matrix fields to work, but files just aren't clicking for me and I ...
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Custom Matrix Field in Channel Form

Implementing the solution found on Bring Matrix Data Editing to the Front-End I've a matrix field that contains a P&T Dropdown field type <select name="role_level[row_new_0][col_id_46]"> ...
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Matrix images that are being pulled in via a Playa (Related Products) field

I have a product section. When I create a product entry, I select related product entries via a Playa field. I can get this to display as expected. I have now added a matrix field on the product ...
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How can I hide an expired row in a Matrix field?

I have a Matrix field which is being used for late availability vacancies for a tourism website. Inside the Matrix field there are two columns, Date and Description. Rows from the Matrix field will ...
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Playa field in a Matrix field is throwing an error

I have a single select Playa field in a Matrix field, and it's not working properly in the control panel. I can't search properly with it, and it's throwing a javascript error in this line when the ...
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Hi all, The matrix ee extension returns only one row

Ok here is the tag: {exp:channel:entries dynamic="no"} {download_listing sort="desc"} <ul> <p> <button data-toggle="modal" href="#myModal" ...
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PHP cast Matrix row_count to int returning 0

I have a really simple if statement that I want to do a calculation on the row_count with php output I can echo out '{row_count}' just fine, however any modificaiton don't seem to work. I'm using php ...
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How to insert matrix rows data using channel API?

How to use channel entries api for creating channel entries which contains matrix field, I have a channel which contains some text fields and one matrix field.The channel api works fine when I insert ...
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Get Filesize when using Matrix flle field

How do you get the filesize of the file when using Matrix? {downloads} {download_name} {file_size} {size} {/download} returns Download name {file_size} {size} Thanks
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Can SuperSearch use Matrix fields in {excerpt}?

I am using SuperSearch with "Use Smart Excerpts?" set to "Yes", and a Matrix field with "Is field searchable?" set to "Yes". My search results contain pages with matrix field content as expected. ...
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Javascript not loading in control panel

I have a site running EE2.9.0 using Focus labs config set-up. I am getting javascript errors in the control panel which are stopping Matrix and some other fields from working. ...
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Matrix does not save values

So I have this field created for one of my users in which I use matrix. EE is version 2.7 and matrix is 2.5.9 I also use MSM So, basically there is a grid with 2 columns, one is for names and other ...
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Playa field search feature displaying entries from all channels

I have a Matrix field with a Playa field inside it, listing entries limited to the "Biographies" channel. The issue I'm seeing is that when editors search for a title, the resulting list contains ...
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How to search Matrix > Playa fields by the entry status?

I have a Playa field within a matrix row. I only want to display Playa/related entries with a status of "open". Is there a way to search by the Playa entry status within the Matrix tag pair? It's ...
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Expression Engine Grid not outputting content

trying to get EE to display content using the grid option for a channel field. Below is the code that using: {course_material} <a href="{course_material:material_content}"> ...
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Advanced conditionals: {if field1:total_rows == 0 && field2:total_rows == 0} always return TRUE

I have tried many different variations: {if field1:total_rows == 0 && field2:total_rows == 0} No rows {/if} {if field1:total_rows == 0 AND field2:total_rows == 0} No rows {/if} {if ...
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The Add Row Button adds Two Rows when Channel Forms has Two Matrix Fields in the Same Template

I have a problem similar to When multiple channel forms present each containing a matrix, the add row button adds multiple rows EE V2.8.1 Matrix V2.5.10 The two forms are separated by conditionals - ...
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Conditional Examination of Dates within a Matrix Field

We are utilizing a Matrix field to list information by date (each day has it's own row - first column being "date". We want only today's row to be displayed (similar to a calendar). HOWEVER, if an ...
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How do I display matrix fields inside of a relationship field (channel entry)?

Anybody have an answer? I am trying to do this in EE 2.6, but the matrix fields don't display. I have a channel (fruit) with a relationship field to another channel. That channel (kinds) has a matrix ...